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    CyBookie - is it me?

    Or do the handicappers get better at setting the odds as the season progresses? I'v been amazed at how many games have been within a couple points of the spread over the last 2 weeks.



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    Re: CyBookie - is it me?

    Well, statistically, it's easier to set odds when you have a larger data set. As the teams play more games, it's easier to spot reliable trends in play, thus easier to determine point spreads.


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    Re: CyBookie - is it me?

    Vegas is still around because they kind of know what they are doing. Kind of.



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    Re: CyBookie - is it me?

    They're not tearing down large buildings to put up larger buildings for nothing...



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